On Easter Sunday, a very dear nun, Mother Angelica passed away. She has been in my living room off and on for years on her EWTN television show. Her words were often opportune. However since her death, she seems to have come in a whole new way. EWTN is running clips of her all day and she has been speaking directly into my world. Read the rest…
By Diane Tousignant
It is said that a journey begins with the first step but I believe that it actually begins with a gentle push from God. The first time I heard Johnnette speak was in 2003 at a small church called St. Mary’s in Lutz, FL. I purchased her book, “Full of Grace” and fell in love with the concept of Women and the Abundant Life. Read the rest…
More than 190 hear Johnnette Benkovic at Women of Grace conference
Monday, March 14, 2016
by Lizette M. Lantigua
Photographer: JUAN BELTRAN | FC
Johnnette S. Benkovic, founder of Women of Grace, speaks to women during the one-day conference at St. Mark Church in Southwest Ranches. Read the rest…
On a recent Women of Grace Live radio program, we discussed the quote below, which came from one of my previous blog posts. It generated a spirit-filled conversation about overcoming fear when we are moving forward in what we believe to be God’s will for our lives. I am re-posting the blog below as well as the link to the radio program below. I hope that it provides you inspiration today if you are experiencing fear. Read the rest…
It’s only fitting that during this Lenten season, we have the opportunity to celebrate the Feast of St. Katharine Drexel, a woman who lived to the full the spiritual and corporal works of mercy.
It is natural to express thanksgiving for being released from difficult trials and circumstances. But who would be grateful for those who cause such difficult trials or circumstances? This is the stuff of saints — the very stuff of which Saint Josephine Bakhita was made.
I’m re-posting this blog which was written several years ago. It contains a four point plan to help you make this a good Lent and some wisdom from my granddaughter Julia. At the bottom, I’ve shared the podcast from yesterday’s Women of Grace Live radio program as well as my Lenten themed e-book. During the program we talked about this blog and had a lively, thought-provoking discussion about it. Please read, listen and share.
May God bless you abundantly this Lent.
This morning, my somewhat precocious six year old granddaughter and I had a conversation over breakfast:
“Grandma,” she said gazing out of the kitchen window in our Florida home.
“Yes, Julia?” said I.
“Pretty soon Easter will be here because it is Spring outside.”
“Yes, you are right. Ash Wednesday is this week and that begins the season of Lent.” Read the rest…
It was my great pleasure to have Fr. Wade Menezes as my guest today on the Women of Grace Live radio program here at EWTN studios to discuss the Year of Mercy and the abundant graces Our Father God is be pouring out upon us during this Extraordinary Jubilee Year. I invite you to watch the recording below. Be sure to tune in next week for another broadcast with Fr. Wade in which we will delve deeper into the topic of mercy. Please be sure to watch and share this important message with your friends and loved ones.